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Super luxury apartments planned for Discovery Bay

Today's SCMP reports that property developer HKR International plans to build six "super-deluxe" houses ranging in size from 6,000 to 8,000 square feet on Discovery Bay.
"Each house will enjoy spectacular sea views and the project will be located next to the Discovery Bay Golf Club," said Chan Chi-ming, the head of the Hong Kong business unit at HKR, the developer of Discovery Bay.

Agents said the houses planned by HKR could fetch more than HK$150 million each (which by the way makes our most expensive apartments on Park Island look very cheap by comparison!). "Due to their scarcity, they will be sought-after by the rich and famous.".
There are 17 houses on Discovery Bay, each of them 5,168 sq ft, with gardens ranging from 6,000 to 9,000 sq ft. One of the houses on Seabee Lane is on the market for HK$120 million.
Negotiations with the government over the land premium payable for the proposed project, which will be the 16th phase of its developments at Di…

Moving to Hong Kong, where to live?

I received the following email from someone moving to Hong Kong and wondering were to live. My response is posted below (personal details removed).

If readers of the Park Island Blog want to post a comment (either on the initial email enquiry, or on my response, feel free to do so!)

Hi, I will be moving to Hong Kong some time next month. I've just started looking for accommodation and trying to speak to people who have experience of living in Hong Kong.

We're a small family - myself, my wife and our 3 months old baby girl. Not quite into the city night life to be honest. So we prefer to live away from hustle bustle in a community setting where we will hopefully make family friends. I really don't mind 30-40 mins of commute each way. Office is in Olympic MTR area. First 3 months, however, I'll work in Central.

Your blog provided a lot of good info on Park Island. I am hoping to get your views on how you think the construction quality and facilities in PI compare to estates…